Herman "Bud" Pooch


Herman W. Bud Pooch

1920 - 2014

Herman W. Bud Pooch, 93, died peacefully, on April 29, 2014, at St. Josephs Home.

The son of the late Otto and Elizabeth (Krause) Pooch, he was born on Aug. 18, 1920. He attended Friedens Lutheran School and was a graduate of Bradford High School.

He served his country in the Army during World War II and was a Bronze Star recipient.

On June 14, 1947, in Racine, he married Loretta Lindquist.

He worked for many years at Southport Lumber Company. After retiring, Bud enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, and spending time with his family.

He was a lifelong member of Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta, and his two children, Susan (Don) Lamers, of St. Louis, Mo., and Ken (Sonia Mott) Pooch, of Richfield, Wis.

Bud is further survived his five grandchildren, Brad Lamers, Katie (Ted) McNabola, David Lamers, Matt Lamers, and Emily Aguilar; and his three great-grandchildren, Christopher Aguilar, Maggie McNabola, and Claire McNabola.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth (Gus) Kinas, and his brother, Carl (Helene) Pooch.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5038 19th Avenue, with military honors to follow. Private interment will take place in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. A visitation for Bud will be held at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

Complete obituary information will be made available in the Sunday, May 4th edition of the Kenosha News.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com

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Published online at KenoshaNews.com on May 1, 2014
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